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1994 Acura Vigor GS 2.5L srs light on VIN: JH4CC2560R
My Alldata doesn't have adequate information, non found as far as trouble code discriptions and code retrieval. If one on you Acura specialists could point me in the right direction I would be in your debt.
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1995 BMW 320i 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, no check engine lite VIN: WBACB2324S
this beamer is driving me crazy! it runs great for 10 km or so then suddenly it starts to hesitate you can even feel it at cruise. When you stop and accell again it fel like the cat is plugged!! i checked the cat it is working and the exhaust back press. is le...
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1995 BMW 530i 3.0L Stall VIN: WBAHE2322S
Need help from bmw guru's. This 1995 bmw 530i with code 10 and 65, scan with generic tester, check my mod, no information on this model only. The vehicle is tow in and this vehicle stalls while idling and stalls intermittenly between every 5 to 10 minutes and ...
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1995 Cadillac DeVille Concours 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G6KF52YXS
This Caddy is getting me furious. I got this beast after another tech spent two weeks on it, and has now since quit here. So now I have the luxury of working on it. This is what has been happening so far, prior to me working on car, although all work is sketch...
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1999 Cadillac Escalade 5.7L abs ? VIN: 1GYEK13R7X
low brake peddle had put on new front & rear brakes rotors $drums master cyl bleed brakes still low brake peddle
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1993 Chevrolet Caprice Classic LS 5.0L temp sender VIN: 1G1BN53E7P
hi guys have this car with a temp gauge goes up to the red then back down to a 1/4.going down the road or in the shop.it has all of cooling sys.kinda new 2 years/30,000 miles .it started 2 weeks ago.put a new stat. in no change.ck.gauge with tester pass. 55ohm...
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1995 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Misfire, BACKFIRE VIN: 1GCEK19K8S
vehicle will backfire after deceleration and apon trying to reaccelerate as if to slow for a turn, only pulling a camper. the backfire is so loud it sounds like a gun going off. you can coax it up to speed slowly with it backfiring until you get over 50 mph, e...
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1997 Chevrolet C2500 5.7L gauges(fuel, charge,oil, temp.,odometer and tacho VIN: 1GCEC34K3V
Hello everyone, I received this vehicle with the problem in the gauges. When you start and run the vehicle at the idle speed, the gauges that control temperature, charge, oil,odometer,tachometer start to oscilate . First I messure the voltage without any acces...
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 4.3L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1GCEK14W1X
This vehicle has a misfire/buck only at 1800-2500 RPM in any gear. TPS range is around 10% or less at the specified RPM. Continuos code setting of PO300. Also noted during road test that cylinders 3 & 4 are the more dominant failures. 5 mile road test will mis... Trouble codes: P0300
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L gauges and cluster VIN: 1GCHK29U91
hello all. this pick up is part of my fleet. the driver started to complain a month or so ago about the gauges dropping out while he was driving. i have driven the truck and it happened once on me. while your driving the fuel, rpm, speedo and trans temp will d...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13S92
Vehicle would turn over but not start for customer. They cranked over for so long the battery was completely dead. With booster attached we could hear fuel pump run so we checked fuel pressure. Fuel pressure was about 10-15 psi, replace fuel pump, still won't ... Trouble codes: 1523 (elec. throttle cntrl throttle return), 1515 (elec throttle sys vs throttle pos), 1516 (elec throttle mod vs throttle pos)
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1998 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3C3EL55H7W
this car is here for a high idle problem. this car idles at 1280. the data in the computer all looks good except the iac counts. the desired idle is 752 and the counts are at 0 with the iac still open. if i restrict the iac port i can get the idle down but the...
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1991 Dodge Stealth ES 3.0L Stall, Misfire VIN: JB3XD54B2M
Very Intermittently this car will miss on two cylinders when started cold. After a short while the miss is gone. When it is missing I have noticed no spark on the coil for 1&4. The primary signal to it also seems poor which I have checked right at the power tr... Trouble codes: 44 (Coil 14 circuit problem)
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1995 Dodge Caravan 3.3L all guages VIN: 1B7GH14R4S
Intermittantly gauges don't work,has to jump start the car in the morning. code 41 generator field cntrl ckt open or shorted. Every time we start looking at it the guages work and the charging system is fine. We replaced the body control module a few days ago ...
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 2B4GP2438T
the iac opens up and the van has no power thru 60% of throttlen and then takes off fine outside of squalling the tires.the stnd adpt goes to -130%,the iac jumps to 30 to 40,and the van has no take off until you smash the gas.I replaced the pcm and the problem ...
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1999 Dodge Durango 5.2L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B4H528Y5X
Customer states truck dies while driving, then takes several minute to restart.It cranks but won't start Says he does NOT hear the fuel pump running when key turned on and also the gas gauge reads empty when the no-start occurs. An aftermarket pump was install...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Dust seal VIN: 3B7HF13Z1X
We have this Dodge 1500 4x4. On the front axles there is a dust seal at the outer part of the axle housing. The problem is that, our Dodge dealer doesn't know what we are talking about. They cannot give us a part or part number for this. Can anyone help us wit...
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2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Rear brakes VIN: 1B7MC33691
This truck has a real bad vibration from the rear only under light braking and is also intermittant. Shoes were worn to the rivets and the drums were out of specs. Replaced and still have the same problem. Feels like the back of the truck is jumping off the gr...
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1990 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 4.9L timming VIN: 1FTEE14Y8L
Hellow everone, well this van came in for a tune up and i did the plugs and wires and was going to check the timming and found , with number one cant see any mark on the hormonic wheel , found that the mark is about 180 degrees , down bottom , the number 3 cyl...
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1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L transmission VIN: 2FMDA5141S
when stopping at intersections the vehicle will occasionally act as if you shifted to neutral then engage harshly when accelerating. May go for days and work normally,then act up only once and work well again. I'm not into trannys but this is a regular custome...
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTDF17W5V
I have a ford f150 with a problem, customer brought it to me with a misfire and smell of fuel, found fuel dripping out of cylinder head # 5 clyinder at exh manifold, tested injectors and the plugs and wires are new, he told me that he jumpstarted his kids car ...
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1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L steering assist VIN: 1FAFP5245W
Hello all, I have a problem with this Ford Taurus, the steering effort is to high at any engine speed and in any direction. This car came in with a rack and pinion leaking fluid bad, we installed reman rack, bled system completely, check steering knuckle, disc...
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1999 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: NO VIN AVA
I have a 99 expedition here that keeps resetting a lean code for both banks and no matter what I do I haven't been able to eliminate. I have replaced the vaccum hoses to the PCV after finding that they were both eroded and leaking. can't find any other vaccum ...
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1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5245X
Here's the deal, this van is suffering from the infamous lean codes everybody is talking about. Valve cover has been updated, no oil is present in intake housing, detectable vacuum leak around imrc shaft. Engine will misfire if fuel is sprayed around shafts by... Trouble codes: P0171 (02 lean bank 1), P0174 (02 lean bank 2)
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2000 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Edition 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 2FTRX07L1Y
Need some information please. This is a conficated vehicle that we have had for about two years and the last 20,000 miles. It has developed a knock in the engine and the right head gasket leaks at the back of the engine. They want to keep the truck, so we are ...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L interior lights VIN: 1FTNW21F4Y
Very erratic door ajar light and interior lights coming on. Disconnected the two rear door switches then thought I had the vehicle fixed.Three days later customer is back with interior lights coming on while driving,hour later they go off(door ajar light actin...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Sets PO476 no MIL VIN: 1FTNW21F41
This Ford is setting a PO476 Exhaust Backpressure Regulator Malfunction. Did find no change in the PID for the EBP sensor while driving, the tube from the right exhaust manifold was plugged and I cleaned it. The PID for the EBP sensor now starts at 15psi and c... Trouble codes: P0476
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1996 Honda Accord Value Package 2.2L Air bag light VIN: 1HGCD5698T
Looking for any information about accessing codes for Air bag- Shop Key lists a connector but no information about which wires to short to read codes. Light comes on and stays on about half the time while customer is driving. When they stop the car and restart...
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1990 Infiniti Q45 4.5L timing chain VIN: JNKNGO1C3L
i got this infiniti that was worked on by the owner of the car. he changed the rod & main bearings. the car will not start & by the sounds of it, the timing chain is either jumped or it was not timed properly. cranks over fast. checked compression in #2 cyl, 0...
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1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L a/c compressor VIN: 1J4GZ58S7P
It came in with the a/c compressor intermittantly not working. I did the above tests and came up with a bad computer. I have 12v power at the low pressure terminal at the relay. I have good continuity going to the compressor from the a/c relay( I can power it ...
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1998 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FT6854W
Vehicle came in with MIL on P0113 (Int Air Temp input high) and went out with a new IAT sensor with MIL cleared. Scan data showed nomal relative to CTS. It came back with P0113 a month later.Another sensor and wires at the sensor connector checked/insulated. A... Trouble codes: P0112 (Intake Air Temperature Sensor input low), P0113 (Intake Air Temperature Sensor input high)
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2004 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L no forward or reverse VIN: 1J4GL58K74
Always occurs after setting in the garage overnight
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1985 Mazda RX-7 GS 1.1L No Start VIN: JM1FB3319F
Hi Guys I am hoping someone has seen this problem before. This car blows the 20amp fuse powering the fuel system components and the emission computer. I instaled a 20amp circut breaker for testing purposes. I have disconnected all the components that I could ...
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1993 Mazda Protege DX 1.8L binds in manual low and rev. VIN: JM1BG2249P
Sorry to bug you folks on a Sun. I not long ago re-built this trans for my kids first car.. When I first took it appart the final drive brngs. were wasted and the 3\4 clutch was welded up, and planetary hub had the teeth stripped from being beat up by welded c...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L shifting VIN: 4JGAB54E2X
Mercedes Guru's, we have a ML320 that goes into limp mode.No shift,max speed 40-45 mph,max RPM @4000 rpm. Only the CHECK ENGINE light is on. This is an intermitent problem(comes and goes with no warning).Trans codes are 137 and 41(both codes go together and ar...
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1996 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L abs module VIN: 1MELM6531T
Hello fellow techs... We have this 96 mystique here that defies logic. Vehicle came in the complaint that when you turn on the air conditioning the abs light comes on. Checked vehicle and found that when you turn on the ac the left front, left rear and right r...
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1990 Mitsubishi Montero 3.0L burns up ecm VIN: JA4GJ31S9L
Vehicle came in with a no start condition and the problem was quickly traced to corroded connectors on the ecm connector (24 pin socket) both the male tabs in the ecm and the female end in the connector were HEAVILY corroded. we ordered a new ecm from mitubis...
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1993 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4BU31F8P
howdy youins this car has me stumped the car came in with rod through block.my boss bought a car that suposevly ran for the engine i couldn't get it running scanned it no codes changed distributar and coil checked wiring harness /shorts,bare wires.does the ant...
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1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L noise when cold VIN: JN1CA21D8V
hello nissan techs..this maxima has been making a noise thats almost sounds like a pulse air system open .But not nearly as loud .it only happens when first cold ,I checked the emissions equipment and it does not have pulse.. you can hear it in the car with th...
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1994 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L fuel pump VIN: 1G3HN52L9R
Intermittent problem with this one, out of the blue the car will not start, hot or cold; starter motor turns engine over 100% but no fuel pump. The funny catch is when the vehicle won't start, the power seat & power windows also will not work; cannot find a li...
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1967 Other European SILVER SHADO 6.23L leaking pump VIN: 000SRX3472
Vehicle has tandem fuel pumps. Customer has a parts car - same year - VIN SRH3684 - that appears to have a single pump. It appears that minor plumbing and wiring mods will allow the single pump to be mounted on the dual-pump vehicle. Will this work out ok or a...
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1994 Plymouth Acclaim 3.0L motor VIN: 1P3AA4636R
not a good thing but put junk yard motor in came back in 3 days leaking oil from heads replacedheads & timing belt w/ crank shaft seal then no more leak but low & behold a week later it was back witjh oil leak at crank shaft seal only when running thaught mayb...
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1996 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G2NE52M2T
HEY ALL.. tHIS ONE SHOULD BE A NO BRAINER BUT IT ISN'T. THIS CAR CAME IN OFF A HOOK. COMPRESSION TESTS SHOWS NOTHING OUT OF THE ORDINARY.FUEL PRESSURE IS 41PSI HAVE STRONG SPARK AT ALL PLUGS.NO OBSTRUTION IN AIR INTAKE. THE ONLY THING OUT OF THE ORDINARY IS I...
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1998 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NE52T8W
After repairs ran 500 miles. Towed back in with code 1629 crank signal incorrect and 1631 password incorrect. Tested wiring from IPC to lock clynder 0.50 ohms on all wires. 5 volt reference good, have 10.57 volts on battery voltage wire to lock clynder, ground... Trouble codes: P1629 (Theft crank signal malfunction)
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1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L Electrical VIN: WPOCA2990X
Vehicle came in with a DEAD Battery, Front Hood and Rear Eng compartment are electronic to open...Im pretty sure the battery is located in front.. BUT...How does one open elecrtronically when there is no Battery voltage?
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1988 Saab 900 2.0L No Start VIN: Y53A546D9J
Car is crank no start. Car seems to have 2 problems related to the fuel system. First the ecm will not ground the fuel pump relay. I understand that this is a common problem. Also when I ground the relay for the ecm the fuel pump runs but does not deliver any ...
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1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara JS 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: J53TE162V4
Car came in with intermitant stall and start. Found PO340 code for cam sensor. Check system every thing seemed to be fine. Replaced cam sensor and ignition switch. Still has same symptoms, problem, and code. Checked sensor on scope. There is a wave form. Ignit... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam Sensor Code)
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1994 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3AC12R5R
Need your help with this Toyota. We're getting a repeating code 71 (EGR TEMP SENSOR), but all our tests show each component operating correctly. Alldata shows no TSB's for this symptom. The van runs normally and shows no symptoms other than the MIL on. Is ther... Trouble codes: 71 (egr temp sensor)
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2000 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L Rear Blower VIN: 4T3ZF19C4Y
Hello all, today I have a rear AC blower motor that wont work, I have done all the tests that alldata has relating to fuses all the relays and there are many and the resistor all check out fine. the tests that alldata has are all resistance tests no voltage te...
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1998 Volkswagen Beetle TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWBF61C9W
Got a new bug here that customer states it will crank but not start intermitently, of course the problem can not be duplicated here (normal) she states that when the problem occurs they have push started it (?!) I have a VAG-COM and there are no codes stored. ...
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1991 Acura Legend L 3.2L cooling fan relay VIN: JH4KA7663M
Hello Fellow Iatn members! Thanks for the replys! I had a few replys that suggested that the radiator and ac fans are drawing too much current. The fans drew about 13 amps to start then about 7 amps each to run. According to the MOD wire diagram the fa...
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1994 BMW 318is 1.8L Unknown VIN: WBABE5320R
well guys i guess you never stop learning in this bussiness it ended up beign a bad slave cylinder even if no fliud was leaking from anywhere i guess it has some kind of internal leak thanks again for all the responces ,
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1995 BMW 325i 2.5L fluid level VIN: WDBGAS1E1S
the proper way to fill this is to have it fill prior to starting and it should be leaking out of the fill plug on the driver's side at around 80f. dextron 111 is the correct fluid
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2000 BMW 540i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADR6346Y
Well guys the values stood pretty much exactly where they were after replacing the mass air sensor. They varied slighty + - .10. No faults ever set after driving the car over 100 miles. Thanks to all who replied, especially dana [...]. However it is still uncle... Trouble codes: 26 (multiplicative mixture adaptation limit reached bank one).
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L cylinder head gasket VIN: 1G6KD54Y8W
Good Morning, Got several replies most indicated removal of engine from car was required to reseal the cylinder heads and install head bolt inserts. Some said trying to repair the overheat damage would be a waste of time. We pressure tested the engine to deter...
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1979 Chevrolet LUV 1.8L voltage regulator VIN: CLN1498297
Armed with the wiring diagrams several people sent me, we tackled this truck. We found several wires from the turn signal switch were shorted together. In the process of repairing these wires I noticed that the wire from the regulator to the charge light was m...
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1984 Chevrolet C10 Scottsdale 5.0L no drive or rev VIN: 2GCEC14H7E
Thanks to all that replied, most of you were pointing at the conv. I was not aware of the design change in stator splines.but sure enough that was it, Thank You
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1991 Chevrolet Lumina Euro 3.1L Stall, Misfire VIN: 2G1WN54TXM
Thanks to everyone who replied...rec'd 21 replies. The problem was three bad injectors. I pulled the injectors and had them tested at operating temp, also had them flow tested. One was intermittently going dead, and two others went way out of ohm spec at opera...
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1993 Chevrolet 34 FT MOTHOM 454CID brake, steering VIN: 1GBKP37N8P
finally got this hydroboost system to work a few of ya hit it right on the nose ,bleed the air out, it took longer to bleed the system than to do the to install the hydroboost unit .thank's to all who reply'd. mick [...]
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1996 Chevrolet K1500 4.3L No Start
well after wasting lots of time and new parts at my expense we finally did a proper/flow charted diagnosis ( which the tech said he did the first time vehicle came in) we found a wire on the vehcle side of harness to o2 just ahead of catalyst pulled back sligh... Trouble codes: 154 (bank 2 sensor 1 fault), 175 (rich in history).
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L exh flange failure VIN: 1GCEK14R9W
thanks for your help, I removed both exhaust pipe and bank2 flange was smaller in diameter than bank1, we send to a different moffler shop and they double flange the exhaust pipe and replaced from catalic converter to exhaust manifold. reseted check engine l... Trouble codes: P0160 (low [...] act. Bank2 Sensor 2), P0174 (fuel system lean bank two).
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Cuts out VIN: 2B3HD46R6Y
Thanks for all of the help. This car turned out to have been worked on by another shop and they routed the fuel line at the intake manifold wrong. It kinked the line.
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Surge VIN: 1B7KF23691
Having performed many of the suggestions recieved, including dropping trans pan for inspection, and trying to tie in apps operation to symptom (apps on/off and off/on idle switching voltage was very near the tps voltage during symptom)our friend Richard from T...
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on, trans od and gem mod VIN: 25MZA5143X
I hope this helps future techs, but my problem accessing the gem module was the scan tool I was using, I was using the snap on brick, and I actually was accessing it on the first screen under transmission and accessorries, but If I went to gem module it would ... Trouble codes: P0708, P1702.
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L overdrive VIN: 2FMZA5143X
Thanks to all that replied, and I had this one figured out the first time, but unfortunatly I got several defective trans range sensors, 3 to be exact and of course the first origanal one, so that makes for bad sensors, I thoroughly checked the wiring and even...
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA514XY
gentleman, thank you for your help. i took darrell's advice and did a fuel inj. clean with B.G., and delivered the car to the customer (she had to have it back). i recheaked it today (after 500 miles) and found LTFT at -10 instead of -25. its not perfect, ... Trouble codes: P0172 (rich bank one), P0175 (rich bank two).
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Sets PO603 No MIL VIN: 1FTNW21F41
Several replies suggested a after market chip in the back of the PCM will cause a PO603, this truck did not have a after market chip. Rich [...] suggested “do a self test, clear codes then road test for about 10 miles then reself test, if code is still ther... Trouble codes: P0603.
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2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58XX1
Thanks to the 3 guys who replied to my post. They suggested checking the fuel pressure regulator because of many problems. However, a clear vacuum hose on regulator did not show any signs of fuel and I could not smell any fuel. Pumping the regulator with vacuu... Trouble codes: 1340 (ION sensing module- cylinder syncronization).
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2DM58W01
Darrell [...] hit it right on the head- a bad EGR valve.Thank you guys! I figured something was up when the Isuzu dealer I get parts from -who doesn't seem to stock much for Isuzu parts- has these in stock. A buddy of mine who works on GM's ... Trouble codes: P0401 (Insufficient EGR flow detected).
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L shift? VIN: SAJKN6249W
We removed transmission installed rebuilt unit car left running just fine no slipping.Thanks to those that replied to my post.Steve
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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L engine VIN: 1J4G258YXS
Meny thanks to all who replied!!! IATN is a great resourse of information. It was back to basics time here, the thermostat (put in at the local chrystler dealer right after the rebuild - customer thought it was too hot i guess) would only open 1/4 of what it s...
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2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L No Start VIN: SALTY1248Y
thanks for all the help. the connector for the crank sensor wasnt completly plugged in. truck starts fine now
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1989 Lincoln Town Car 5.0L transmission VIN: 1LNBM81F2J
hello everybody, thanks for all the help. the cable was broken off at the mass air. hooked it back up and there was no change. brought the car to a buddy to check out the rest of the cable at the trans. and to check trans itself. thanks again to all the replie...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Cylinder Head VIN: WDBEA32E2R
we are still working on this vehicle. since the occurence of the failure was so sudden, one moment the car was perfectly okay, the next it was started the problem occurred. as we learn more, we would be willing to share the information with all members.
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1991 Mitsubishi Mighty Max 2.4L No Start VIN: JA7FL24W2M
Well... everyone was exactly correct...Today (finally...) O'riellys got me a reman cardone (all I could find, and look how long that took) and the truck drove away. Thank you so much. Special thanks to Brian for going WAY out of his way to explain how the sens...
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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX 2.0L Misfire VIN: 4A3AL54F9T
Thanks Guys !!!This one is down the road ! It turned out to be the BLU/BLK wire from ECU pin #10 to powrer transister plug. The amatuer installer/customer('s) friend.? had probed so many wires in so many places and inspite of our cut/wire shrink/sodder job to ... Trouble codes: P0300 (random mutiple misfires).
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1983 Nissan 280ZX 2.8L Misfire VIN: JN1HZ04S6D
i recieved several replies in answer to my question about getting codes. everyone explained how to do this by turning screw on side of ecm and counting light flashes. have not been able to get time to get car back into shop and check further i will post furthe...
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1991 Nissan Axxess 2.4L read when not movung VIN: JN1HM16S9M
thanks for your replies. problem apears to be in speedometer head. we have not been able to locate used unit. when we find one we will let iatn know if this was the fix thanks again
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1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L Oil Pressure VIN: 1G3WS52H9X
Thanks for the replies. This technological wonder is fixed! Upon exploratory surgery we removed the oil pan & found the oil pan gasket had 'slipped' where it is suppose to seal around the oil filter to block area causing internal leakage.(Oil Filter is part of...
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1996 Pontiac Firebird 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G3FV22PXT
Well it's been a week and the light has not come.I got 4 replies to check the lines for debris,vacum switch and check the wiring.I ended replacing the vacum switch,even though it tested ok.Thank you for the replies. Trouble codes: 0441 (Evap systemno flow during purge).
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1999 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GMDX03E4X
we replaced the pcm for the 3rd time with another remanufactured unit. the customer has been driving the vehicle for one week, with no idle problems.
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1991 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L Hesitation VIN: JT2ST87F2M
I got this vehicle back in. You people are great. The coil was the problem. I had 15 replies pointing me in that direction. I saved lots of time and money thanks to you all. Thanks Ryan
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1994 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L eng VIN: 4T1SK12WXR
HI all, and thank you for your help. We did as most side, and removed the dog bone, that helped a little but not fully. Checked the balancer and all seemed good with it. We then decarbonized the motor, and more vibration was eliminated. Most of the vibration w...
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1996 Toyota Previa DX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3GK12M3T
All of you were correct. The tube was open but it was plugged up at the throttle body opening. We took off the housing and cleaned it out. Once again thank's to all of you for helping. Bob Trouble codes: P0401.
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1995 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L timing belt VIN: 3VWRC81H9S
Thanks for all the help. The problem was a broken key on the back of the crank timing pulley. Missed this due to no outside svidence as to the problem, since the timing marks are on the flywheel. Just overlooked this due to other problem taht were on vehicle. ...
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